A team of researchers has developed a cheap, portable camera that can photograph the retina without the need for pupil-dilating eye drops. Continue reading No dilating required with this pocket-sized retina camera
Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs as little as $100 and claims to detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes. Continue reading Smartphone app to detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes
Nepal will provide GPS tracking devices to some mountaineers who attempt to scale Mount Everest this year to prevent them from making false summit claims and to track climbers in distress, an official said on Monday. Continue reading GPS device to prevent false Everest claims by climbers
The warming climate could make us shorter over time, suggests new research that found that mammals in the past had responded to extreme global warming events by shrinking in size. Continue reading Global warming could make us shorter
Apple’s recently submitted application for an unnamed “wireless device” to the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval turns out to be a door access system, most likely to be used for the Apple Park campus. Continue reading Apple’s unnamed ‘wireless device’ is electronic door reader
In a bid to connect people in areas with lower connectivity and data availability, IBM and The Weather Company, owned by IBM Business, on Monday launched the country’s first mobile alerting platform that will deliver weather alerts without internet. Continue reading India first to get weather alert technology sans internet
Software giant IBM on Monday launched a new cognitive assistant that leverages the capabilities of IBM Watson to help IT professionals effectively manage and protect networks of smartphones, tablets, laptops, internet of things (IoT) devices and other endpoints. Continue reading IBM unveils new cognitive assistant to protect devices
At a time when everyone is talking about connected devices, here comes a touchscreen “smart” mirror that — just like your smartphone — can be your personal assistant.
Chinese researchers have found that a drug used to treat diabetes could be effective against a form of breast cancer.
The Ministry of Interior will launch an awareness campaign next Sunday on the use of drones, under the slogan “You are responsible”, which will continue throughout the year, in co-operation with the Public Civil Aviation Authority in the UAE.